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A total of 118 Stetson Law alumni are named among the Florida Trend Legal Elite and Up & Comers this year.

  • Stetson Law is among the top five Legal Elite law schools again this year in Florida Trend magazine. A total of 118 Stetson Law alumni are named among the Florida Trend Legal Elite and Up & Comers this year.
  • The June 21 Targeted News Service and International Jurist report that Stetson received an “A+ for Best Law School Experience: Stetson’s LL.M. in International Law.”
  • Stetson University was mentioned in the blog article, “34 Weird (But Cool) College Majors” as an example of a university that offers a Family Enterprise major, posted by Fastweb June 23.
  • According to the June 22 White House.gov, Law alumnus James Byrne has been nominated by President Trump to be General Counsel of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • The June 27 WUSF NPR reports that “Stetson, USF Sarasota-Manatee Ease Path To Law Degree” in a story quoting Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewcz. A story about the new program also was posted June 16 in the Business Observer.
  • Stetson Law alumnus Nathan Bruemmer is profiled in the June 24 Tampa Bay Times article, “A March to celebrate Inclusion.” “There are so many marginalized groups within the LGBT community, it’s hard to advocate for all of them,” Bruemmer stated. “I think this year in the country, at least in our community and as an organization, we need to elevate trans voices. It’s overdue.” Bruemmer is also featured among this year’s Pride Award honorees in the Tampa Bay Business Journal. The Florida Oracle also ran the news.

Other News:

  • Law Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the June 21 College Fix article, “Law professor fact-checks bogus claims that Department of Ed ‘rolls back’ civil rights.” Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education article, “In the Time of Trump, Colleges Start to ‘Make Title IX Our Own’” on June 25. Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education article, “What Colleges Can Do When the Internet Outrage Machine Comes to Campus.”
  • Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy wrote the June 21 article, “Dark Money Turns Elections Into Trench Warfare,” for Bill Moyers. The article also ran in the Brennan Center for Justice. Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is quoted in the June 28 SCOTUSblog Wednesday round-up.
  • Law Professor Michael Allen is mentioned in the June 23 Hill article, “Trump reshapes the lower federal courts with little progressive scrutiny.”
  • Law Professor Rebecca Morgan wrote the Elder Law Prof Blog, ”Medicaid Per Capita Caps Explained.” Professor Morgan also wrote the June 26 Elder Law Prof Blog, “If Medicaid is Cut, is the Result a Crisis for Some SNF Residents?” Professor Morgan also wrote the June 26 Elder Law Prof Blog “Age with Dignity.” Professor Morgan wrote the June 23 Elder Law Prof Blog, “Coming of Age in America: Coming Soon to a Channel Near You.” Professor Morgan also wrote the June 22 Elder Law Prof BlogACTEC Engagement Letters.”
  • Law Professor Jason Palmer is general editor and Law Professor Brooke Bowman is assistant editor of the 2016 Year in Review in the ABA Section of International Law, according to the ABA Section of International Law Journal.
  • The June 28 Bay News 9, News 13 Orlando reported on Stetson’s Cuba CLE program, departing this week.
  • According to the June 21 BizWireExpress, Law student Madison Allen is working as a summer associate with Henderson Franklin.
  • The Champion Magazine has run the news that Cris Arguedas received the 2017 White Collar Criminal Defense Award from NACDL/Stetson.
  • The June 22 Workers Compensation refers to a Stetson Law Review article in the article, “So What’s So Unconstitutional About Comp?”
  • The June 21 Legally India reports on student teams competing in regional rounds of the International Environmental Moot Court Competition at Stetson.

Alumni News:

  • According to the article, “Uncommon Friends Foundation Elects New Officers,” Stetson University alumna Helena Dabrowski was elected president of the Uncommon Friends Foundation at the historic Boroughs Home & Gardens, posted by Florida Weekly – Fort Myers June 21.
  • Stetson University graduate Robert Travis was named Boyden’s Global Industrial Practice Leader, according to the article, “Robert Travis Named Leader of Boyden’s Global Industrial Practice,” posted by Globe Newswire June 26.
  • Julia Dreyer, graduate of Stetson University, was featured in the article, “Multi-Million-Dollar Producer Julia Dreyer Known for Razor-Sharp Negotiation Skills.” According to the article, Dreyer is the co-owner of Dreyer & Associates Real Estate Group in Indian Harbour Beach, posted by Space Coast Daily.com June 27.
  • The June 23 Stuart News and TCPalm ran the news that Law 1965 alumnus James Schweikert was honored by the Florida Bar for 50 years of dedication to the practice of law.
  • The June 28 Tampa Bay Newswire reports that Law alumna Donna Devaney Stockham has been named to the Florida Trend Legal Elite.
  • The June 22 FordHarrison.com reports that Law alumni Todd Aidman and Ed Carlstedt have been honored by Florida Trend Legal Elite.
  • LL.M. alumnus Amos Goodall wrote the Centre Daily News article June 23, “Pa. rolls out savings program for disability-related expenses.” Goodall was recently honored at the Theresa Foundation Awards in May, according to Theresa Foundation.org.
  • According to a June 26 press release, Law alumnus Thomas Daniel Oates has been sworn in as Broward County Bar Association’s 92nd president.
  • Law alumnus Stanton Fears is profiled in the June 25 Knoxville News-Sentinel article, “Close-knit family feeling leads to long tenures.”
  • The June 27 Tampa Bay Newspapers reports that Stetson Law alumnus George Brown presented children Daniel and Catherine with J.D. diplomas during the law school commencement in May.

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